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How will having corns affect my child's long-term health?

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In brief: Corns

Corns will not affect long-term (or short-term) health.
However, they can be very uncomfortable.

In brief: Corns

Corns will not affect long-term (or short-term) health.
However, they can be very uncomfortable.
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
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Dr. Keira Barr
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Variable

The long term effects are similar to the short term effects if the corns are not treated.
This includes potential for pain due to friction/rubbing of corn, including when wearing tight fitting socks or shoes, and redness and swelling around the corn. Other things to watch for are secondary infection, breakdown of the skin at site of corn (ulcer) and formation of a blisters (due to friction).

In brief: Variable

The long term effects are similar to the short term effects if the corns are not treated.
This includes potential for pain due to friction/rubbing of corn, including when wearing tight fitting socks or shoes, and redness and swelling around the corn. Other things to watch for are secondary infection, breakdown of the skin at site of corn (ulcer) and formation of a blisters (due to friction).
Dr. Keira Barr
Dr. Keira Barr
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Corns are local.

Corns are a local foot problem and there for will effect walking, and if not treated may cause difficulty with feet,knees and hips.
See a podiatrist for treatment.

In brief: Corns are local.

Corns are a local foot problem and there for will effect walking, and if not treated may cause difficulty with feet,knees and hips.
See a podiatrist for treatment.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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